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Offering Biblical addiction recovery teachings to enable you to walk in victory. Looking to God for the answers we seek in overcoming the chains that can bind us!Pastor Dixon holds a Master of Divinity with Biblical Counseling degree, a B.S. in Church Ministries, Associate or Arts in Religion, and is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-A through the governing board of N.C. He is also a published author, "Casting Down Idols through The Power of The Gospel,” available on Amazon.com, as well as other online bookstores. Pastor Dixon is the founder and Director of L.I.F.E., an addiction recovery ministry, in Rocky Mount, N.C. and currently serves as senior Pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church, also in Rocky Mount, N.C. He can be reached at pastormike@obcbaptist.org

Offering Biblical addiction recovery teachings to enable you to walk in victory. Looking to God for the answers we seek in overcoming the chains that can bind us!Pastor Dixon holds a Master of Divinity with Biblical Counseling degree, a B.S. in Church Ministries, Associate or Arts in Religion, and is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-A through the governing board of N.C. He is also a published author, "Casting Down Idols through The Power of The Gospel,” available on Amazon.com, as well as other online bookstores. Pastor Dixon is the founder and Director of L.I.F.E., an addiction recovery ministry, in Rocky Mount, N.C. and currently serves as senior Pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church, also in Rocky Mount, N.C. He can be reached at pastormike@obcbaptist.org
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Offering Biblical addiction recovery teachings to enable you to walk in victory. Looking to God for the answers we seek in overcoming the chains that can bind us!Pastor Dixon holds a Master of Divinity with Biblical Counseling degree, a B.S. in Church Ministries, Associate or Arts in Religion, and is a Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist-A through the governing board of N.C. He is also a published author, "Casting Down Idols through The Power of The Gospel,” available on Amazon.com, as well as other online bookstores. Pastor Dixon is the founder and Director of L.I.F.E., an addiction recovery ministry, in Rocky Mount, N.C. and currently serves as senior Pastor of Oakdale Baptist Church, also in Rocky Mount, N.C. He can be reached at pastormike@obcbaptist.org

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Episodes

Rahab's Rehab

9/6/2019
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Wouldn't you like to know what is on the mind of God? In this episode of the podcast Pastor Dixon reminds us that God has a plan and a purpose for our lives. We do not need to remain who we were or even who we are. God desires to change us and to use us!

Duration:00:35:09

Dealing with Your Emotions

8/28/2019
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In this LIFE lesson Pastor Dixon discusses the purpose of emotions and how we so easily allow them to serve purposes in our lives for which they were never intended. If we are to continue in recovery, walking with God and bringing Him glory, we must deal with our emotions. A great practical biblical lesson that is helpful for you!!

Duration:00:31:32

The Importance of Accountability

8/27/2019
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Pastor Dixon, LCAS_A, shares biblical truth concerning our need for one another. We were created to be dependent creatures. That is God's intent shown in creation. We should also be aware of "triggers" around us that can help or hinder us.

Duration:00:31:36

Testimony of Pastor Phillip Boseman Part 2

6/29/2019
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This is Part 2 and the conclusion of Pastor Phillip Boseman's testimony. God is the God of another chance! If you stop trying to run your own life, surrender to God, He will give you a life that you never could imagine. We pray that you are encouraged and given hope through this story of grace and transformation! Pastor Mike Dixon; pastormike@obcbaptist.org, mikelifeaddictionrecovery@gmail.com

Duration:00:37:08

Testimony of Pastor Phillip Boseman Part 1

6/26/2019
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This is part 1 of a 2 part episode of Pastor Phillip Boseman's testimony. Pastor Boseman currently serves as Pastor of Mildred Baptist Church in Mildred, N.C. In this first part Pastor Phillip shares how he grew up in a good home, not a Christian home, but a home where he was loved and provided for. We are reminded that substance abuse issues can happen in any home! His substance abuse issues began when he was in about the sixth grade. Phillip began stealing pain pills from his mother just...

Duration:00:40:39

Testimony of Justin Hipsky, Rocky Mount, N.C.

6/11/2019
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In today's episode Justin Hipsky shares his testimony of how Christ has transformed his life. From a street kid, gangster wanna be, drug addict and drunk, God has changed Justin. Today Justin reaches out to others who are struggling with the Hope of Jesus serving alongside Pastor Mike Dixon as a vital member of LIFE's leadership team(Life is an addiction recovery ministry which meets weekly in Rocky Mount). Justin gives thanks to God for all that God has allowed to happen in his life, even...

Duration:01:05:18

Dealing with Temptation

5/6/2019
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Pastor Dixon reminds us that Jesus was tempted to sin just as we are. Temptation is not sin but it is when we give into the temptation that we fall. There is a way that we can be victorious over temptation. You do not have to give in! You can overcome and be victorious! email Pastor Dixon at pastormike@obcbaptist.org Facebook "Casting Down Idols" to retrieve notes at: https://www.facebook.com/PastorMichaelRDixon

Duration:00:27:53

Think About What You're Thinking About

4/30/2019
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In this episode Pastor Dixon challenges us to think right. Whatever you believe to be true, whether it is actually true or not, will determine your identity in your mind. Truth leads us to freedom. Lies place us in bondage. Who you say you are and who God says you are may differ. Who will you believe, God or you? I'm going with God!

Duration:00:38:38

The 12 Steps

4/23/2019
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Pastor Dixon takes a look at the 12 steps that are most popular in recovery programs today. The history, formation, and usefulness of the 12 steps are discussed. The central question is, "How well do these line up with biblical teaching?"

Duration:00:33:12

Two Hinges on the Door to Recovery; Forgiveness & Repentance Part 3

4/16/2019
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We want change! God desires to change us! Pastor Dixon discusses the biblical doctrine of repentance drawing truths from the life, failures, and change that took place in King David's life. Psalm 51 is the Psalm of repentance that David wrote as he poured out his heart to God. Let's look to God for the change we desperately need to overcome the chains that bind us. Are you ready for lasting change?

Duration:00:36:55

Two Hinges on the Door to Recovery; Forgiveness & Repentance Part 2

4/9/2019
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Biblical forgiveness is so difficult! It is unnatural and sometimes it feels impossible to achieve. Pastor Dixon teaches on this important biblical doctrine and shows how you can begin to walk in freedom over bitterness and hurt that has been inflicted upon you from a sinful world. Many people who struggle under addiction have deep seated pain and bitterness hidden within which has lead them to an addiction as a self medicating release. It's not enough to medicate the pain. Healing is...

Duration:00:29:04

Two Hinges on the Door to Recovery; Forgiveness & Repentance Part 1

4/2/2019
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Episode #4 is the first of a two part message on the two hinges on the door to recovery. Those two hinges are forgiveness and repentance. In this episode Pastor Dixon lays down some introductory principles like "Getting Your Big But Out of the Way" and believing what is true. The importance of forgiveness has 3 aspects; from God, from others, and from ourselves.

Duration:00:35:50

First Things First

3/26/2019
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In this episode Pastor Dixon explains the first step in overcoming an addiction. Unless a person comes to this starting place there will be no recovery. We are also in need of a greater power than ourselves to overcome the grip of addiction. This power is available to you today! Pastor Dixon draws from his personal experience as God's truth comes alive just for you. First things first!

Duration:00:34:39

Testimony of Pastor Michael Dixon

3/19/2019
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Pastor Dixon shares his testimony of how God delivered him from a life of drugs and alcohol abuse. Once he surrendered to God, as a 27 year old man, God provided the power needed for lasting change. It is God's will to do the same for you! This lifetime change requires you to take one day at a time, sometimes one step at a time, but God is faithful to bring you out of your addictions.

Duration:00:27:53

What is an addiction?

3/15/2019
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Looking at addictions from a biblical perspective. Offering hope for change to those who struggle.

Duration:00:26:49